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Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica avium & piscium : opus posthumum (1713)



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Author: Ray, John, 1627-1705; Derham, W. (William), 1657-1735; Nicholls, Sutton, engraver; Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899, annotator. DSI; Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI; Bayntun, George, 1873-1940, binder. DSI
Volume: v. 1-2, c. 1
Subject: Birds; Fishes; Zoology
Publisher: Londini : Impensis Gulielmi Innys ...
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: Latin
Call number: 39088010896421
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Collection: biodiversity
Notes: No table-of-contents pages found.

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Edited, with a preface, by William Derham

Each v. has special t.p.: v. 1: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica avium. Londini, anno 1713; v. 2: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica piscium. Londini : Prostant W. Innys ..., 1713

Collation of the combined parts: [6], 198, [20], 166, [14] p., with 4 folded leaves of plates

Title printed within double rule border; vignettes on t.p.'s; head- and tail-pieces; initials

Some copies include a printed errata slip

The second plate in Synopsis methodica piscium is signed: Sutton Nicholls sculp

Includes indexes

Publisher's advertisements are on the final 2 p. of the Synopsis methodica piscium

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SCNHRB has two copies of v. 1 and v. 2, and a third copy of v. 1, only

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088010896421) and c. 3 (39088010896413) lack plate numbering; c. 2 (39088010896462) has numbered plates in v. 1 and printed page references on the plates in v. 2

SCNHRB c. 2 has the printed errata slip tipped-in opposite main t.p.; the errata slip is wanting in both SCNHRB c. 1 and c. 3

SCNHRB c. 1 has "A catalogue of some books sold by William Innys..." (16 p.) bound at the end of v. 2

SCNHRB c. 1 has stamp on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no.: 258214

SCNHRB c. 1 has modern red quarter-leather binding with green paste-paper boards, raised bands, and gilt-lettered spine

SCNHRB c. 2 has ms. ink autograph on verso of main t.p.: Chas. W. Richmond, Dec. 1903; stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Richmond Collection; accession no. 181707

SCNHRB c. 2 has some old ms. notes and markings in pencil and ink on front free endpaper and in text

SCNHRB c. 2 is bound with: Ray, J. Methodus insectorum. Londini : Sam. Smith & Benj. Walford, 1705. Bound together subsequent to publication

SCNHRB c. 2 has contemporary blind-panel-stamped full vellum binding with beveled paper boards; title inked on spine; with red and black sprinkled edges; housed in a later linen-covered box for preservation

SCNHRB c. 3 has the special t.p. and text for the Synopsis methodica avium only; the main t.p. for the entire work, and the section on fishes, are wanting

SCNHRB c. 3 has ms. ink autograph on t.p.: Elliott Coues, 1894; the volume is interleaved with extensive ms. notes in the margins and on the inter-leaving; some margins have been partially cut away

SCNHRB c. 3 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker; with the Tucker collection collational annotations on the front free endpaper and t.p

SCNHRB c. 3 has modern gilt-tooled half-leather binding with red cloth-covered boards; raised bands; marbled endpapers; and top edge gilt; the bininding is signed: Bayntun, Binder, Bath, Eng


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